Posts tagged "johnny weir"

Quotable: Johnny Weir Won’t Watch Evan Lysacek On “Dancing With The Stars”

“Evan is fine as a person. We’ve been competitors for years and years and years and that’s kinda the forefront to us being people to each other. I think he worked very hard and he deserved that Olympic gold medal and he does a good job. He does his work. But as a person I…

By: Wendy Atterberry / April 7, 2010

Who’s Our Dream Celebrity Boyfriend?

Our friend Sara Benincasa is what you might call a litttttttle boy crazy. It seems like every other week she has a new celebrity crush that she just can’t stop obsessing over. This week she sent us this little video confessing her love for a certain “controversial” sportsman who she has not-so “family friendly”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 12, 2010

Why Isn’t Johnny Weir “Family Friendly”?

The Stars On Ice Tour will hit rinks on April 1 and stars like Evan Lysacek and Sasha Cohen will triple-axle their way across 40 cities in the U.S. But one Olympian whom the public love love loves won’t be there: Johnny Weir. An anonymous source has told the Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamatio…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 12, 2010

Quotable: Johnny Weir Responds To Homophobic Haters

“Every little boy should be so lucky as to turn into me. And that’s all I have to say.”– Ice skater Johnny Weir’s response to homophobic haters in an interview with “Access Hollywood.” Weir also addressed the comments made by two French commentators, who made jokes questioning Weir’s gender, at a press conference –…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2010

Johnny Weir Pledges His Room And Other Olympic Pre-Performance Rituals

My favorite figure skater ever, Johnny Weir, prepared for his Vancouver Olympic performance by, um, cleaning his hotel suite. Weir told People, “I was nervous. So I Lemon Pledged everything in my room. Some people eat, some people drink—but I Pledge everything.” [People]

It appears that many Olympians have their own rituals, from…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 22, 2010

Frisky Rant: Figure Skater Johnny Weir Was Robbed!

Have you seen “Be Good Johnny Weir,” the new Sundance reality show about the figure skating phenom who can do Lady Gaga and Victor Petrenko justice? Well, if your answer is no, you need more glam and ice bling in your life! Nobody brings it like Johnny, the booty-shaking bad boy ballerina with a heart…

By: Simcha / February 19, 2010

Quotable: Johnny Weir Is Just Like Us!

“She stayed out all day so I could run around naked and watch ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ and just relax for the competition.”Johnny Weir, on his Olympic roomie, Tanith Belbin [Montreal Gazette]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 19, 2010

Johnny Weir Takes ESPN Reporter For A Mani/Pedi

ESPN’s Jim Caple gets introduced to a whole new world when he meets up with Olympic ice skater Johnny Weir for a manicure, pedicure, some paraffin wax and a little sex talk. (Johnny: “I don’t have sex. I don’t have time anyway—man, woman, tree.”) And the hat! Close-ups of gnarly man-toes (belonging to Caple)!

By: Nina Carbone / January 29, 2010

Johnny Weir’s Reality Show Debuts Tonight!

Ice skating was already a pretty flaming sport, but then Johnny Weir came along and it got taken to a whole ‘nother level. Weir is famous for his flamboyant, over-the-top routines, but off the ice, he’s just as entertaining. That’s probably why the Sundance Channel had the brilliant sense to give the dude hi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 18, 2010
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